Gun Control Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Gun Control
Examines the issue of gun control.
# 73239 | 1,125 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Hot Topics (Gun Control) , Criminology (General)

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This paper examines the issue of gun control, focusing on the rhetorical strategies, fallacies of argument and persuasive language of the opposing viewpoints. It contends that both sides of the controversial argument use emotional rhetoric rather than logic.

From the Paper:

"Gun Control is a controversial issue that lends itself to bad rhetorical strategies true of both sides of the issue, since both sides are guilty of emotional rhetoric that is not based on logic but appeals to emotions such as fear and sympathy rather than to reason. The results are numerous fallacies of argumentation and the objective is to persuade rather than to present factual evidence of cause and effect,..."

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